>> we have no power, no heat, no electricity, no nothing. >> reporter: back here, more than half of the homes here in old lyme should have power back on tonight. >> it's coming on fast and furious now. we're very grateful for that. >> reporter: and despite everyone's best wishes and hard work, it could take days to get this all cleaned up. david? >> our thanks to you tonight, gio. massachusetts, one of the hardest hit states, many families still living in shelters. ginger zee went to cape cod tonight and she reports in from boston now. >> reporter: good evening to you, david. 1,400 people in four different states spent the weekend in some capacity at a shelter, including the appreciative folks that we met today. the crippling winds at the cape robbed home after home of power and heat. how was the storm? tell me about it. >> oh, my gosh, scary. it did, it scared me, because of the wind. you know, and i kept saying, we're going to lose the power.